Usually there is not enough information on a photograph to identify the subject, but sometimes, there is too much information. This cabinet card photograph is from the collection of the Mishawaka Library Local History Room. The reverse of the photo includes the photographers name and address, two names (Theresa Tromp, Mrs. H. J. Graham)… Continue reading One Lady, Two Names – A Photo Mystery!
Be sure and RSVP for our German Dinner and “METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING THE GERMAN ORIGINS OF AMERICAN IMMIGRANTS” program presented by Dr. Mike Lacopo! Monday, October 31, 2016 6:00 pm German Dinner, 7:00 pm Program Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, 53720 North Ironwood Road $15.00 for dinner and program Dinner will be catered by… Continue reading Don’t Miss our German Dinner and Program with Dr. Mike Lacopo!
You won’t want to miss any of the upcoming SBAGS programs so be sure and mark your calendars with the following dates! All programs will be at Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 53720 N. Ironwood, South Bend, IN 46635. Everyone is welcome! Monday, October 31, 6:00 pm– “Identifying German Origins of American Immigrants”… Continue reading Upcoming SBAGS Programs!
I have discovered that to identify people in pictures, having a name is not always enough. A date, or place, or even another family member is always helpful. In these pictures, we have the name (Ambrose Jasper Fellows) and location (Hudson, New York) recorded on the back of the photos. We also have some other… Continue reading Ambrose Jasper Fellows Photo Mystery!
If you are looking to attend a National Conference in 2017 be sure and check out a few of the most popular. Book your room soon as they will fill up fast! RootsTech 2017 Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah will be the site of Roots Tech 2017 February 8 -11, 2017.… Continue reading Upcoming 2017 National Conferences
Be sure and join us on Monday, September 26 at 6:00pm to hear Dr. Matt Baumgartner speak on “The Life and Times of William Henry Harrison”. Dr. Baumgartner will discuss Harrison’s term as Governor of the Indiana Territory as well as his election as the ninth President of the United States. Come at 6:00pm for… Continue reading Dr. Matt Baumgartner opens our 2016/2017 program season!
Well, it happened again. Another orphan photo followed me home. This time a middle aged man, young man, and boy stared solemnly out of a picture postcard in a shop in Nappanee, Indiana. The reverse tells me this is George Bliley with his son and grandson. I remembered from a workshop on dating pictures that… Continue reading Bleile Family Mystery!